RIT has implemented policies and procedures for the use of on-campus laboratory-based research activities.

Safety protocols are in place for all laboratory facilities at the university that include:

  • Flexible scheduling for recognized personnel to generally limit occupancy
  • Recommended guidelines for visitors/collaborators
  • Access procedures using QR codes for contact tracing
  • Detailed cleaning and sanitizing practices

Lab managers have implemented a site checklist to regularly certify that the areas to be used are deemed safe for day-to-day operations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All individuals must comply with RIT’s guidelines for campus visitors as detailed in the RIT Safety Plan.

The Office of Graduate Education has more detailed information for graduate students.